Jennifer Livingston

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Jennifer is proud to say she is the newsroom veteran at WKBT. She grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and fell in love with journalism after a high school job shadow at a local TV station.

She graduated from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa in 1997 and started at News 8 shortly after that as a general assignment reporter. Jennifer is on her 11th year anchoring News 8 this morning. She’s also the reporter behind our Emmy award winning ‘In Search Of…’ series.

In October, 2012, Jennifer made international news when she addressed a viewer e-mail on air that called her a bad role model because of her weight. Her editorial went viral and has motivated students and adults to stand up to bullies and be kinder to one another.

Favorite song?
The newsroom teases me that I like anything a tween or teenager loves. (Those Jonas brothers are amazing!) However, my favorite type of music is…showtunes baby!

Favorite book?
The Twilight Series. Seriously. Stop laughing.

My best day at News 8 was?
The day I went to cover a story and met a new reporter from the competing station who later became my husband.

Favorite way to spend a day off?
Sleeping in!

What sports team are you a big fan of?
The Chicago White Sox. I grew up watching them with my dad and was able to attend games 1 and 2 of the 2005 World Series when they brought home the championship.

Favorite food?
King Crab Legs. Or anything with chocolate.

Articles

Wisconsin Republicans seek to tighten unemployment benefits

La Crosse man charged with stabbing over bicycle

Pennsylvania coach cancels workouts, tells team to shovel snow for neighbors instead

La Crosse Mayor Mitch Reynolds to take part in 'Fireside Chat'

Free event is being held virtually.

Watch Now: People in Saudi Arabia visit mountain to experience the cold weather

Conditions Remaining Mainly Cloudy & Mild Today, Much Colder Changes on The Way! -Derek Sibley

Skies will remain mostly cloudy with above average temperatures. However, it's expected to get much colder for the rest of the week!

Coulee Region Humane Society rescues eagle from train engine

Two-day blood drive in Monroe County to help meet urgent need for donations

Drive will be held at Recreation Park in Tomah